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Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Next meeting:

Last updated - 13 May 2022, 16.05

17 May 2022, 15.30

The Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine will meet in private session.

The Committee shadows the work of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

The Committee was renamed during the Dáil term (24 May 2021) and was previously the Committee on Agriculture and the Marine.

Date established: 24 May 2021

House: 33rd Dáil, 26th Seanad

Work Programme 2022

Latest Report

Work Programme 2022

The Committee has published its Work Programme for 2022 outlining matters under the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine that will require its attention during the year. Its priorities will be reviewed on a continuous basis in response to events.

Press releases

4 May 2022, 10.40

Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine to discuss Solar Energy and Agriculture Industry

27 Apr 2022, 10.00

Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine to hold separate discussions on equine welfare and development of the hemp industry in Ireland

12 Apr 2022, 15.45

Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine to discuss forestry sector, pig industry and milk contracts

Recent videos

Wed, 4 May 2022

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Topic: Solar Energy & the Agriculture Industry

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Wed, 27 Apr 2022

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Topics: (17.30) , Equine Welfare (resumed), (18.30) Development of the Hemp Sector in Ireland (resumed)

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Wed, 13 Apr 2022

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Topic: Afforestation and the Forestry Sector
Update on Forestry Sector targets
Challenges facing the Pig Industry
Fixed price Milk Contracts

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Recent documents

Wed, 4 May

Opening statement, Dr John Upton, Research Officer, Livestock Systems Department, Teagasc

Opening statement, Dr John Upton, Research Officer, Livestock Systems Department, Teagasc ()

Wed, 4 May

Opening statement, Conall Bolger, CEO, Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA)

Opening statement, Conall Bolger, CEO, Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA) ()

Wed, 27 Apr

Opening statement, Michael Moloney, Senior Inspector, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM)

Opening statement, Michael Moloney, Senior Inspector, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) ()

Recent reports

Fri, 25 Feb 2022

Work Programme 2022
Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine Work Programme 2022

Mon, 6 Dec 2021

Report on Detailed Scrutiny of the Veterinary Practice (Amendment) Bill 2021
Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine Report on Detailed Scrutiny of the Veterinary Practice (Amendment) Bill 2021

Thu, 25 Nov 2021

Travel Report - Visit to Devenish
Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine Travel Report - Visit to Devenish, November 2021

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the areas of agriculture, food and the marine is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Committee on Agriculture and the Marine

Leinster House

Kildare Street

Dublin 2

D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee

Christy Haughton

(01) 618 3717

jcam@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer

Robert Kennedy-Cochrane

(01) 618 4149

(085) 870 7436

robert.kennedy-cochrane@oireachtas.ie

 

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